Hautelinks: Week of 8/12/10

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Happy Thursday! It's a shorter list than usual this week (boo!), but never fear: this week's Hautelinks should still provide you guys with some solid time wasting. We've got you covered.

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This easy DIY sweater scarf would make an awesome weekend project!

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It's been fifteen years, but finally, a new computerized closet device might make our dreams of Clueless-style closets a reality!

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So funny and so scary at the same time: a NY Times shopper takes on the madness of Times Square's Forever 21.

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Haha, Styleite listed 6 celebrities who should never, ever make a fragrance.

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Joe Zee (and Elle Magazine) fans, rejoice: he's getting his own TV show!

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This will make you want to shop: Nitro:licious has a preview of H&M's fall merchandise: see Part 1, and Part 2.

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The season for new jeans has officially begun, and to help you care for your new purchases, The Budget Fashionista wrote a great guide on how to break in your new denim, and keep your jeans looking new, longer!

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Marc Jacobs is adding plus sizes to his label! Very cool, Marc.

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Place your bets on who will be the next Alex Wang... InStyle has a great list of the top 12 up-and-coming designers to watch!

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Whether you want a head start on a future career or are just looking for a challenge, GeekSugar has a list of 11 different ways to find free online college courses.

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Fans of The City, listen up: Whitney Port has plans to act in a new web series!

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Lady Gaga-inspired nail polish? Looks cute and would be perfect for fall!

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Have you guys seen Emma Watson's new haircut yet? Seems like everyone's talking about it. Love it or hate it?

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I <3 Dumb Little Man's How to Turn Fantasy into Reality. So inspiring.

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What does your nail polish color say about you? My current color is dark purple, so I guess my nails don't say much? Either way, it's still good for a laugh.

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Ha, Cracked has a list of movie plots that could have been solved in minutes.

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Ever considered becoming a model? See: The Pros & Cons of a Modeling Career.

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Just in case you haven't heard about this guy yet, you really need to read the story of the JetBlue flight attendant. One word: legendary. (Although, okay... unprofessional also fits.) In other news, I swear I was on a flight with him once.

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Related: Gawker's list of Spectacular 'I Quit' Stories has some pretty awful (but hilarious) tales as well.

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We love must-have lists, so naturally we had to bookmark InStyles' 10 Things Every Woman Must Own.

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RealBeauty gives us the male perspective on our beauty rituals.

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ELLE interviewed Brad Goreski (from the Rachel Zoe Project). We're convinced it's impossible not to love this guy.

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Yay for almost-free date ideas! Those are the best kind.

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Don't feel like shelling out for an expensive laptop sleeve? DIY your own laptop sleeve from a hoodie! Even better, you can make one with your school's logo on it!

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If you need outfit advice in a pinch but don't have your girlfriends on hand, GoTryItOn will give you honest opinions!

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Basketball fan? This week in NY is the inaugural World Basketball Festival. Even cooler? Jay-Z is set to perform!

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Glamour has a great list of Autumn/Winter fashion trends for 2010.

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Are logo-heavy designer bags on their way out? Can't say I'd be sad to see them go!

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Is Vogue Italia's oil-spill fashion shoot in bad taste? Signs point to yes. Yikes.

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The Guardian argues that Anna Wintour isn't cold... she's just shy. What do you guys think? Is she just misunderstood?

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NYTimes.com's Bucks Blog posted an extensive article filled with the best ways to find cheaper textbooks! It's long but way worth checking out.

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The Washington Post investigates The Texting Generation (AKA us) & why our 'rents (AKA old people) don't get it.

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Like fashion? Like free stuff? (Let's be honest: we didn't need to ask.) Then enter our Linea Pelle handbag giveaway!!! Your window to enter is closing, so take a minute and enter now!

Okay, that's all! Hope you're all having an amazing week. Be sure to post any other links you loved this week in a comment, and let us know what you think of the links we posted, too!